Joy Ina Pickering (Ina)

29 Jan 1929 - 01 Nov 2019

Joy Ina Pickering (Ina)

29 Jan 1929 - 01 Nov 2019


Peacefully at Jean Sandel Retirement Village on Friday 1 November 2019, aged 90.

Dearly loved wife of Peter (deceased).

Loved Mum of Roger and Lan Anh, Noel and Mary-Sue, Mark and Luck, Susan and Chris Thom, Craig and Mel, Bryan (deceased), and Rewa.

Adored Nana Pick to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In preference to flowers a donation to Alzheimers New Zealand would be appreciated and may be left at the service.  Messages to the Pickering family may be left on Ina’s tribute page at

A service to celebrate Ina’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Thursday 7 November 2019 at 10.30am, followed by her interment at Opunake Cemetery at 2pm.


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Im so sorry to hear Mrs P has passed away such a lovely lady nice an happy so proud of her family an she lived to a great age and had heaps of kids and grand and great grand kids i remember her cinnamon scrolls i remember catching whitebait with Bryan take them to Mrs P and watch her cook them the smell in the kitchen an Mrs P happy an chatting away im so sorry for your loss Pickering family

Allan Southcombe ( 04 Nov 2019 )

I am so bleassed to have a great gramdmother who loves and cares about me. I will always remember coming to your house and you always showing me the photo of me when I was a baby with my first ever cardigan you knitted me. You will always be in my heart and never forgotten.

Kayla salvatierra ( 04 Nov 2019 )

nana pic
your scones and cuppas the best .
our handtowels she made with the wee crochet bit at top with a button
our tour around nanas house showing us all the photos of family the most important thing to nana .
Nanas beautiful flower garden and all the cuttings we all got to put in our own gardens we will treasure.Korrin always tried to have a nana flower in her garden .
we love and miss you nana pic❤️

Beth pickering ( 04 Nov 2019 )

ina i didn't have the pleasure of meeting you, but what i do know is that you were a wonderful Mother, Nana and Great-Nana. You can rest easy now your work is done.💜💜

Ita Shields and Family ( 03 Nov 2019 )

Ina, such a lovely lady, condolences to all the family.
Deepest Sympathy Dianne Darbyshire (nee Davy)

Dianne Darbyshire (nee Davy) ( 03 Nov 2019 )

thinking of you all at this very sad time
from Robyn and Dennis and family xxx

Robyn And dennis ( 03 Nov 2019 )

Condolences to all the family a lovely lady RIP INA 🌹🌹❤️❤️

Julie marris ( 03 Nov 2019 )

Nana P
Thank you for your contagious smile, your crocheting, your knitting and your beautiful garden.
Fly high beautiful soul
you will forever be in our hearts ❤❤
crump & Charle.

Denyse & Charlie ( 03 Nov 2019 )

Please accept our deepest sympathy to you all. Ina was a lovely lady, sorry for your loss

Keith & Geraldine Roach ( 03 Nov 2019 )

Deepest sympathies to you all ,Ina was a lovely lady now at rest with Peter sorry unable to attend Inas funeral be thinking of you all 🌹🌹

Lynette and Robert ( 03 Nov 2019 )

Aunty Ina was a beautiful soul and will be dearly missed.

Wendy Darbyshire ( 03 Nov 2019 )

Everyone loved Ina, she has completed her journey on earth, but know she has touched hundreds of hearts along her way.
Rest in peace Nana P, our thoughts are with you all at this very sad time.
Rod and Karen xx

Rod & Karen ( 03 Nov 2019 )

our thoughts are with you all, lovely lady, will be sadly missed for you all,

Helen Brian COx ( 03 Nov 2019 )

A lovely lady now at rest with Peter.
My sympathy to all her lovely family.
Regards Margaret Nickson

Margaret Nickson ( 03 Nov 2019 )